Tilapia in Tamarind Sauce Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Tilapia in Tamarind Sauce Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Tilapia in Tamarind Sauce

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"This simple dish stands out from the ordinary because of the subtle tartness of the tamarind and the heat of the pepper."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    40 mins

Directions

  1. Rinse tilapia fillets and dry with paper towels. Dissolve tamarind paste in hot water in a bowl; stir ginger, garlic, salt, black pepper, coriander, turmeric, and cumin into tamarind mixture to make a paste. Rub paste over fish and let stand 15 minutes to absorb flavors (or longer in refrigerator if desired).
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook fish with tamarind paste in the hot oil until the flesh is opaque and flaky, about 4 minutes on the first side and 2 minutes on the second side. Drizzle with lemon juice.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • This dish can also be broiled. To broil, place the fish and all the marinade in a greased broiler pan about 7 inches away from the broiler source. Cook until the fish is tender and flaky, about 5 min on each side.
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Aug 05, 2014

I don't like to give a bad review but this was not good. I followed the recipe exactly and the tilapia had a weird, bitter taste. My husband finished his portion but I threw mine away. I've used all the spices and seasonings before but the combination just didn't work for us. Sorry for the 1 star review.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 184 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 42 mg
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 8.5 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 23.6 g
  • 47%
  • Sodium
  • 149 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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